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‘Dancing for Divas: A Labor of Love’ Benefit at Howard Community College TONIGHT, Saturday, October 22nd at 8pm

The Bald Ballerina stages a dance in the name of Love Her many Howard County supporters would probably be pleased if Maggie Kurdirka, The Bald Ballerina, merely walked on stage and posed in her gorgeous arabesque at Saturday night’s Dancing for Divas, A Labor Love benefit concert at Howard Community College in Columbia. Ballet fans […]

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‘Technicolor Life’ at Rep Stage

Three generations of women in one contemporary American family prove “ready for their close-up” in Technicolor Life, a world premiere at Rep Stage in Howard County. Don’t make a mistake thinking Technicolor Life will be some sort of Hollywood tell-all. The drama by Jami Brandli takes on divorce, wounded warriors, euthanasia, and the trials of […]

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HCC’s Arts Collective Mounts Nora Ephron’s ‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ October 2 – 18, 2015 by Susan G. Kramer

HCC’s Arts Collective Mounts Nora Ephron’s Love, Loss, and What I Wore October 2 – 18, 2015 3-Weekends of Readings Includes 5 Different Casts, Featuring the Area’s Most Fabulous Women in the Arts! Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) celebrates this season’s HCC Horowitz Center theme, “Year of the Woman” with Love, Loss, and […]

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‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ at Spotlighters Theatre

The biggest question many theater goers will have leaving Beauty Queen of Leenane is “What is Complan?” Allow me to save you much speculating and googling, according to the Complan company website, “Complan is a tasty range of nutritional supplement drinks with protein, carbohydrate, and 26 vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins.” According to Mag […]

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DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Special Awards

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Special Awards have been awarded to: Since it opened in July 2013, The Anacostia Playhouse has become home for several of our most creative smaller theatre companies in the DC Metro area, including Theater Alliance and Scena Theatre. Thanks to Julia Robey Christian and Adele Robey for […]

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Arts Collective @ HCC’s ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Interviews Part 3: ‘Leaps in Time With Noah Bird, Rachel Bailey, and Emma McDonnell’

If George and Mary Bailey, the main couple in It’s a Wonderful Life, time traveled from the 1940s to the 2010s, they might have trouble identifying with the young actors cast in three of the pivotal roles in the play (produced by Arts Collective @HCC [AC]. If they spoke to Noah Bird who plays George, […]

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‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ at Arts Collective @HCC

The legendary classic story of nice guy George Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life, comes to life on stage at Arts Collective at Howard Community College (AC) this holiday season. Very much like his father, George Bailey (Noah Bird), never seems to get a break. Kind and giving, he constantly sacrifices his own dreams for […]

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‘On the Wheels of a Dream’: Jacob Stuart (Tateh), Katie Tyler (Evelyn Nesbit), and Lauren Blake Williams (Emma Goldman) at Arts Collective @HCC’s ‘Ragtime’

In Latvia, a man dreamed of a new life for his little girl. At Union Square a rebel with a cause for justice spoke up. And in 1906 the crime of the century was wrapped around a girl on a swing. Yes, this is all happening in Ragtime, the musical at the Arts Collective@HCC. Continuing […]

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‘Ragtime’ at Arts Collective@HCC

The wheels are turning, the dream is burning; justice and love and a time where the music inspired the world to build a better hope for tomorrow. They call it Ragtime, and it’s on the stage for a limited engagement at the Howard Community College Arts Collective. With book by Terrence McNally and Tony Award-winning […]

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RAGTIME Opens Tonight and Plays Through May 18th at Arts Collective@HCC

Arts Collective @ Howard Community College presents the Monumental Tony Award-Winning Musical RAGTIME OPENS TONIGHT AND PLAYS THROUGH 18th Tonight- Howard Community College’s (HCC) Arts Collective (AC) proudly presents the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, based on the distinguished novel by E.L. Doctorow, directed by David Gregory with musical direction by Mayumi B. Griffie and choreography […]

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‘On the Wheels of a Dream’: Shayla Lowe and Jamar Brown on Playing Sarah and Coalhouse in ‘Ragtime’ at Arts Collective@HCC

They call it Ragtime, yes they do! Continuing on in the ‘On the Wheels of a Dream’ interview series, I’ve sat down with Shayla Lowe and Jamar Brown, playing Sarah and Coalhouse in the HCC Arts Collective’s production of Ragtime to get inside their minds and find out just what Ragtime means for them. Thank […]

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‘Where The Whangdoodle Sings’ at Generous Company at The Baltimore Theatre Project by Amanda Gunther

  Does your story matter? Will it be remembered and recorded in vivid Technicolor with all of the deep anguishing pains of its existence or will it be swallowed whole by the myth eaters and rearranged into a stronger, fluffier unimportant version of itself? Generous Company, in rotating residence at The Baltimore Theatre Project, presents […]

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‘Twelfth Night’ at Synetic Theater by Christina Frank

There’s nothing particularly innovative about setting Shakespeare in the 20’s. Look around town and you’ll find a number of companies hauling out the flapper dresses. There’s also nothing new about Synetic presenting silent Shakespeare, they’ve done several to varied degrees of success. So when it’s comes to pulling off a well-known classic like Twelfth Night, […]

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THE BEST OF 2013: ‘Favorite Performances by An Actor and Actress in a Play′ by The Staff of DCMetroTheaterArts

It’s that time of the year when everyone makes their list of favorites, and the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts, have selected their favorites of 2013. For the next week, we will be posting a new category every day with our list of our honorees. You will have your chance too! In the COMMENT BOX please leave your list […]

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